As a new LANO member and service provider to nonprofits, I'd like to introduce myself and share with you some of what P & N Promos can do for your nonprofit.
We help nonprofits make their fundraising events more successful and more fun. More importantly, with our help, those events effectively enhance sustainability, donor loyalty and strengthen your team--vital qualities in any organization event.
I'd like to share a little more with you through the new P & N Promos Blog, a source for useful tips and insight on event promotion and nonprofit marketing from our experienced industry professionals.
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Post One: The Power of the Pen
Several years ago when I first got into this business, my banker (who is also a part-time pastor of a small church) shared the following story with me. I've used it ever since simply to demonstrate the power of what we do.
..."A small church was in need of a sound system. Week after week they passed the collection plate, but week after week they fell seriously short of the mark.
One Sunday a stranger arrived...a young man they had never seen before. His presence aroused some curiosity in the small congregation. Despite the novelty, the service proceeded as was customary...."
Post Two: Marketing Communication-Do You Know the Rules of Engagment?
"...Nonprofits offer great value to their community. While most may not provide a product, all provide a beneficial service. It's not something about which to be shy or insecure. Just like a commercial enterprise, nonprofits have something to offer. I hesitate to say this, and many of you will be hesitate to believe it, but --like it or not--you are a saleman for your organization...."